Tures is currently teaching at LaGrange College in Georgia and earned his doctorate degree from Florida State University. Prior to his work at LaGrange, Tures was a contractor in Washington, D.C. and taught at the University of Delaware.
His work has been published in multiple journals on international politics and foreign policy, newspapers, Yahoo News, the Southern Political Report, Like the Dew and the Huffington Post.
Tures will present a talk at TTU at 7 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 29 in the Bell Hall Auditorium.
His talk, entitled “Jeopardizing Education in Turkey,” will focus on the crisis surrounding the shut down of more than 1,000 universities and educational institutions, as well as suspensions, arrests, detainees, employee purges, and the governmental control of news sources. Tures will also shed light on how these events will affect the United States.
The event is sponsored by the Center Stage series, which is made possible by TTU’s general education fund. All events are free and open to the public.